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Art of the Ancient Americas
Artist: Unknown

Gadrooned Vessel with Anthropomorphic Supports

300 B.C.–A.D. 300

Ceramic

22.86 × 34.29 × 34.29 cm (9 × 13 1/2 × 13 1/2 in.)
Gift of Theodore N. Kaplan and Henry Tobin
2016.148.7
Geography: 
Mexico
Culture: 
Mexico, Colima, Comala Style
Period: 
Protoclassic Period
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased from the Lands Beyond, New York 1988, #3107

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Jacki Gallagher, ed., Companions of the Dead: Ceramic Tomb Sculpture from Ancient West Mexico, exh. cat. (Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles, 1983), 76, fig. 94.

Lee Allen Parsons, Pre-Columbian Art: The Morton D. May and The Saint Louis Art Museum Collections, exh. cat. (New York: Harper & Row, 1980), 82, no. 110.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.